Domaine de Fenouillet Ventoux Rouge 2019

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Tasting Notes

It is pure and charming with fresh raspberries, black cherries and hints of smoke.  On the palate there are black caps, savory herbs, black cherries, crushed rocks and licorice root. It is medium in body, with medium acid and a longer finish.

 

About the Wine           

Domaine de Fenouillet has been in the hands of the Soard Family for many generations.  Until 1989 the grapes were harvested and immediately sold to the growers' cooperative. Vincent and Patrick Soard took over direction of the domaine in 1989 and, at that point, began to vinify their harvest and bottle the wines now made at the estate.

The entire harvest is done manually. Grapes are sourced from three separate “terroirs”: the stony silex-infused plateau of Saint Hippolyte, the silex dominated soils of the hill of Piniere in Aubignan and the clay-limestone mix in the soils of the commune of Barroux. The parcels are harvested and vinified separately and the final blend is created before the bottling which occurs prior to the next year’s harvest. The wine is bottled unfined and lightly filtered.

 

Color/Type:
Red
Origin:
France, Rhone
Grape Varietal:
75% Grenache/Garnacha, 5% Carignan, 20% Syrah/Shiraz
Eco-friendly:
Organic
Price:
$13.00 each
  bottle(s)